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Sep 07, 2023 · Translation by Roxanne Panchasi

Testimony of Algerian victims, collected by Solange Fernex – translation completed

Recording of translation process from open source writing pad (September 2023).


Left: Digital reproduction of published interview excerpts. Originally collected by French environmental activist Solange Fernex during a trip to the Sahara in the early 1990s while sitting Agriculture Commissioner for the European Parliament. Right: Export of translation. ›››


Translator: Roxanne Panchasi

Roxanne Panchasi is Associate Professor of History at Simon Fraser University in Canada. She is the author of Future Tense: The Culture of Anticipation in France Between the Wars (Cornell University Press, 2009) and the founding host of New Books in French Studies, a podcast channel she launched on the New Books Network in 2013. Her research and writing has explored: handwriting analysis in nineteenth-century France, the ‘uncanny’ rehabilitation of wounded soldiers in the aftermath of the First World War; history pedagogy; experimental and documentary cinema; nuclear weapons; and popular music. Pieces from her current project on the French bomb in empire have appeared (or will soon appear) in History of the Present, French Fiction and Film for Scholars of France (now Imaginaries), Jadaliyya, and Apocalyptica: the Journal of the Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies at the University of Heidelberg.

Other translations by Roxanne Panchasi:
Testimony of Viviane G, collected by Observatoire des armements

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